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Out-U-Go! Partners with Luxury Apartment Company Village Green


Press Release

For Immediate Release

Karin Machusic, PR, Out-U-Go! Mobile: 925-708-2179 or
Jacqueline Trost, Director of Public Relations, Village Green: 248-932-2770;

Chicago-based pet care franchise to provide exclusive pet care services at Chicagoland properties

CHICAGO, February 4, 2014 – Chicago-based Out-U-Go! Pet Care Services franchise today announced the launch of a special partnership with Village Green, one of the Midwest’s leading owners, managers and developers of luxury apartment communities. The relationship will bring premium pet care amenities to residents of Village Green’s Chicagoland communities. As the official vendor of Village Green’s pet care services, Out-U-Go! will provide Village Green residents with pet care services, as well as also host signature pet-themed events at participating properties.


“We are devoted to providing our residents with exceptional experiences,” commented Andrea Humanic, Executive Manager, Village Green Benefits, Chicago. “Out-U-Go! has developed an outstanding reputation as a premiere residential pet care provider, and we are excited to offer their extraordinary pet care services to benefit Village Green residents in the Chicagoland area.”

The partnership between national leaders in the pet care and apartment industry couldn’t come at a better time: According to “2013 Pet-Friendly Renting Trends” published by, approximately 75-percent of renters have pets, marking a 32-percent increase from 2012. Cats and small dogs still top the most popular apartment pets, and increasingly, apartments (approximately 78-percent) are allowing pets. Meanwhile, the pet industry is estimated to have grown to $55 billion in 2013, up $2 billion in year-over-year expansion, according to the American Pet Products Association.

“We are excited to work with Village Green to bring a wide range of high-quality pet care services to benefit […]

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Madison Pet Care Company Celebrates 1st Year

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For Immediate Release

Karin Machusic, mobile: 925-708-2179 or
Lisa Hartman, 608-289-9599 or

Out-U-Go! meets demand for high quality residential pet care throughout Madison


CHICAGO, January 27, 2014 – Out-U-Go!®, a national pet sitting and dog walking service, this month celebrates its first anniversary since opening its Madison location. The company is based in Chicago with nine locations across the U.S., including Wisconsin. Recognized for its customized pet care, Out-U-Go! provides Madison pet parents with peace of mind when they are on vacation, at work or simply on-the-go.

“Lisa Hartman has developed a remarkable pet care community,” says David Lipschultz, President & Top Dog, Out-U-Go! Franchising, LLC. He added, “She has a passion for pets complemented by strong business acumen, which is reflected in her success in developing her business while maintaining a strong partnership with local animal rescue groups and all of the furry friends in her charge.”

Wisconsin native Lisa Hartman (above right with her own dog Finn) is an outdoor enthusiast and long-time donor/volunteer for the Dane County Humane Society. With an MBA from Edgewood College and 15 years in senior level positions with US Cellular, where she concentrated on creating superior customer experiences, Ms. Hartman has admittedly “over-achieved” to meet the needs for pet care services in the community.


“I am proud and thrilled that the Madison area has responded so favorably to our business,” said Ms. Hartman. “In our first year we have provided almost 4000 pet visits,” she remarked, adding “We have over 250 pet parents whose four-legged children we care for, whether it is daily dog walks, overnight care or Cat/Critter […]

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